Southern Ngari attractions

Buddhist Monastery in Southern Ngari

Drapsang Monastery

The dramatically situated Drapsang Monastery is a worthy detour off the main highway. Nuns will show you a skull-shaped rock and statues of Guru Rinpoche and his emanations in the main chapel. The guru meditated in …
Buddhist Monastery in Drongba

Tradun Monastery

The Sakayapa-school Tradun Gompa just to the north of town is of importance as one of Tibetan King Songtsen Gampo’s demoness-subduing temples, in this case pinning down the troublesome demoness’ right knee. A pictur…
Buddhist Monastery in Saga

Dargyeling Monastery

This scenic monastery is worth a visit for its fine views and unusual chörtens. It's 42km from Saga (Km1759), on a hillside about 1.5km off the main road